Burn prevention: Campfires and fireworksBBurn prevention: Campfires and fireworksBurn prevention: Campfires and fireworksEnglishPreventionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-09-19T04:00:00ZCharis Kelly, RN(EC), MN6.0000000000000074.0000000000000273.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>This page gives advice on how to prevent your child from getting a burn from campfires and fireworks.</p><p>Most burn injuries are preventable.</p><p>Campfires and fireworks are common activities during summer. They can be fun, but they can also be unsafe. Every year, campfires and fireworks cause very serious burns, including to children.</p><p>Here are tips on how to prevent burns when around campfires or fireworks.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Do not let your child come close to a campfire or fireworks.</li> <li>Do not let your child play with sparklers or light fireworks on fire.</li> </ul>
Brûlures lors des feux de camp et feux d’artifice - préventionBBrûlures lors des feux de camp et feux d’artifice - préventionPreventing burns from campfires and fireworksFrenchPreventionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-09-19T04:00:00ZCharis Kelly, RN(EC), MN6.0000000000000074.0000000000000273.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Cette page donne de conseils sur la façon d’empêcher votre enfant de se brûler pendant l’été.</p><p>On peut prévenir la majorité des brûlures.</p><p>De nombreuses brûlures surviennent pendant l’été. Les feux de camp et les feux d’artifice sont des activités courantes pendant l’été. Elles sont amusantes, mais elles sont également dangereuses. Chaque année, les feux de camp et les feux d’artifice causent des brûlures très graves. Les victimes sont souvent des enfants.</p><p>Voici des conseils sur la façon de prévenir les brûlures lorsque vous faites des feux de camp ou des feux d’artifice.<br></p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>Ne laissez pas votre enfant s'approcher d'un feu de camp ou des feux d'artifice.</li> <li>Ne laissez pas votre enfant​ jouer avec des cierges magiques ou allumez un feu d'artifice.</li> </ul>

 

 

Burn prevention: Campfires and fireworks1959.00000000000Burn prevention: Campfires and fireworksBurn prevention: Campfires and fireworksBEnglishPreventionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-09-19T04:00:00ZCharis Kelly, RN(EC), MN6.0000000000000074.0000000000000273.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>This page gives advice on how to prevent your child from getting a burn from campfires and fireworks.</p><p>Most burn injuries are preventable.</p><p>Campfires and fireworks are common activities during summer. They can be fun, but they can also be unsafe. Every year, campfires and fireworks cause very serious burns, including to children.</p><p>Here are tips on how to prevent burns when around campfires or fireworks.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Do not let your child come close to a campfire or fireworks.</li> <li>Do not let your child play with sparklers or light fireworks on fire.</li> </ul><h2>Campfires</h2> <p>Keep your child at a safe distance from campfires. Draw a "safety circle" around the fire that they must not cross. This circle should be at least 1.20 metres (about 4 feet) from the edge of the fire.</p> <p>Do not let your child play around the campfire. Most burns happen when children fall or walk into the campfire by accident.</p> <p>Put campfires out with water instead of sand. Covering a fire lets it retain its heat. Children can be burned from the hot ashes and coals of last night's fire. An adult should be able to put their hand directly over the ashes without feeling heat to know the fire is out.</p> <h2>Fireworks</h2> <p>Leave fireworks to the professionals. This is the safest way to enjoy fireworks and avoid burns. Sit back and watch instead.</p> <p>Children under five years old should not be allowed to use sparklers. Preschool-aged children do not have the coordination to handle fireworks safely. Do not leave your child alone with sparklers.</p> <p>Do not let your child set off fireworks. Only adults should light fireworks. Children and any other viewers should be at least 20 metres (about 50 feet) away when fireworks are lit.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/preventing_burns_from_campfires_and_fireworks.jpgBurn prevention: Campfires and fireworks

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